good luck trying to decipher them

So I’m working on a VLD/PJO fic rn, and let’s just say I got bored and made a lil’ list for ya’ll

  • Keith is a child of aphrodite
  • She stayed with his father until he was born then left, but Keith’s dad has pictures of her, and they have the same eyes
  • When he was three he and his dad moved to a small town in Virginia called Arus
  • Keith’s dad was quick to make friends in town, but Keith had a harder time due to the fact that he always saw monsters
  • He barely talked and you’d often find him suddenly turning tail and running away from everyone
  • At one point he was so scared of everything that he missed a week of school just because he wouldn’t leave his house
  • The only reason he came out was because his dad threatened to get rid of the kitten they’d picked up off the side of the road
  • Keith named her Red and could often be seen tugging her around like a stuffed animal
  • She curled up in his arms easily and was always with him, sometimes she’d even lay on his head when she was really young
  • He’s a really pretty kid and had admirers from every grade, including a certain Cuban boy
  • Lance had a crush on Keith since he was young, mainly starting when he helped him escape jail during  game of cops and robbers even if Keith wasn’t invited to play
  • But Keith moved a week later suddenly and wasn’t seen for a long, long time
  • Everybody thought he was taken away by a mental hospital or something due to his ‘outbursts’ on the street
  • In reality, a Cyclops attacked their house in the middle of the night
  • Keith’s dad died and he somehow managed to get away
  • It took him a year to find Camp, and when he first got there all he did was get into fights
  • He was eight years old in the infirmary nearly every day, and the Ares kids adopted him as their own on the conditions that he’d fight the dirty fights they didn’t want to deal with in case they pissed someone’s parent off
  • Safe to say there were a lot of broken bones, but Keith finally belonged, so he was happy
  • It was like this until he was twelve and got claimed by his mom
  • It happened at a campfire in the middle of summer
  • Somebody had just broken up a fist fight between him and a Hermes kid, and suddenly he’s decked out like a 90’s skater boy with flared eyeliner, sparkles and a broken, bleeding nose
  • So then he’s in a new house with people who want nothing to do with his temper
  • He’s the laughing stock of the Ares cabin, gets taunted by Hermes kids daily, and has to deal with glitter and giggles from dusk to dawn
  • It’s not until he’s thirteen that he finally caves and goes to his siblings to try and bond
  • It doesn’t take them long to teach him their ways (a.k.a full-on contour plus perfect eyeliner)
  • He’s still bad at flirting, but he’s got everything down pat, and if people even try to mess with his cabin then they get a face full of fist
  • At fourteen he’s elected cabin counselor
  • At fifteen, Shiro arrives, missing his arm and his memory
  • As a son of Pluto he’s not very welcome, whether it be his dad or his Roman lineage
  • Camp Jupiter used to be on good terms w CHB, but then about a year and a half before Shiro arrived their messages stopped
  • Then the Greeks found out about rogue demigods and the monsters taking over the camp, and because of that they cut the Romans off in hopes of keeping themselves safe
  • So when Shiro arrived not a lot of people trusted him
  • That is until they saw him and a young Aphrodite girl talking animatedly about eyeliner 
  • Him and Keith were seen around each other since then, often chatting about fighting and cute boys
  • The Hephaestus kids make him a prosthetic arm that he can control with his powers
  • During the whole process he sits with them in the forge and talks about the Vulcan kids back at Camp Jupiter and how been renovating the kitchens for over three months because somebody kept fucking up the ovens and making them explode
  • The cabin leader, Hunk, ended up making an SPQR engraving on Shiro’s new arm for him
  • After another year the oracle, Pidge, gave out a quest for the two of them

Child of the golden compass
It’s time to seek out your own justice
Travel to the mountain old
Retell your stories never told
Secrets kept will burn your mind
Your greatest hope you’ll never find

  • Pidge can only guide them towards where she thinks the ‘child of the golden compass’ will be 
  • Turns out it’s Arus
  • Pack your bags Keith-y boy it’s time to go home

And I’m leaving it there cause why the fuck not? Also if any of you try and decipher the prophecy, good luck to you, that thing’s interwoven into, like, five different plot points. It’s a Lit students worst nightmare

Inside Out “Swords and Sworcery” AU
  • Joy the Bard, using the power of song and her accordion to enchant, wile, and delight her friends and foes and her crossbow for everyone and everything else
  • Sadness the Cleric, about the most depressed, pessimistic, but most effective healer you will ever meet
  • Anger the Mage, constantly on fire because of his magic, and extremely powerful but also extremely uncontrollable as a result
  • Disgust the Rogue, using stealth, traps, and blindingly lethal and efficient takedowns to get rid of people with minimum fuss, minimal damage to herself, and minimal mess, because “Blood stains don’t just come off leather, you know!”
  • Fear the Paladin, a noodle person in 3 inches of enchanted steel with a shield that’s almost as tall as him, and a magic gauntlet, plus an innate, unconscious ability to get hit in the face instead of other people

Headcanons below the break, alongside Joyness and Disear.

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